Plays, Halloween events among Peninsula entertainment

Domestic violence is a theme featured in productions among activities this weekend.

• To the Moon, a Port Angeles Community Players production, finishes this weekend with shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The 90-minute, one-act play by Beth Kander will raise awareness of domestic violence.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students.

Tickets can be purchased at www.pacommunity players.org or at the box office on the day of the performance.

• From the Ashes V, a production to raise awareness about domestic violence, is set for 8 p.m. Saturday at Studio Bob.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m. at Studio Bob, 118½ E. Front St., Port Angeles.

Tickets are $20 at the door and through www.studiobob.art.

• Celebration of Shadows Fall Festival will be hosted by the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., on Saturday.

Two sessions of a pumpkin carving workshop will be led by artist Tracy Beals from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Pricing for the workshop is $8 per person. Advanced registration for all workshops can be found at https://pafac.kindful.com/e/pumpkincarving2023.

The Celebration of Shadows Festival will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until after 7 p.m.

It will include live readings of spooky stories, the pumpkin walk, announcement of pumpkin-carving winners and a performance of West of Roan.

Evening events are free and open to the public with a $5 suggested donation welcome to support this and other programs at the fine arts center.

• The third All-IN Film Festival will be presented at Peninsula College today and Saturday.

This year’s eight films focus on self-discovery, particularly of artistic talents in ways that showcase the creativity and voices of neuro-diverse individuals, organizers said.

The free presentations will be at 6:30 tonight and at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Peninsula College’s Little Theater at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Those unable to attend in person can see it on Zoom at https://pencol-edu.zoom.us/j/81666965331. The meeting ID: 816 6696 5331.

• Tia Carroll and her Awesome Band will play at The Palindrome in Port Townsend tonight.

The show will be from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m., at 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road.

Tickets are $30 for general admission and $45 for VIP seats, which encompass the first two rows. They can be purchased at https://tia carrollpalindrome.rsvpify.com. At the door, the prices will be $35 and $50.

• Michael Fracasso, a songwriter from Austin, Texas, will play Saturday at Concerts in the Woods.

The concert will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, 923 Hazel Point Road in Coyle.

Tickets are by donation, with a suggestion of $20.

• Scaredy Cats Howl-o-ween Haunted House will continue on Saturday at the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s Kitty City, 91 S. Boyce Road in Sequim.

The haunted house is open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Admission is $10 per person, $5 if younger than 16 years, free for 5 years and younger.

Haunted houses will continue on Oct. 28 and Oct. 31.

Tim McNulty and Loni Greninger will read from McNulty’s new book. “Salmon, Cedar, Rock & Rain” at 7 tonight.

The book launch is in the Carver Room at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

The book explores complex history of wildlife and adventure, economic development and resource extraction, conservation and restoration in Olympic National Park.

The book also includes contributions from Fawn Sharpe, Quinault Indian Nation; Jamie Valadez, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe; Loni Greninger, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe; Gary Morishina, Quinault Indian Nation; Maria Parker Pascua, Makah Tribe; Wendy Sampson, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe; Francine Swift, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe; and David Guterson.

• Friends of the Port Townsend Library will host a book and media sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The sale is in the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

The sale features fiction and non-fiction books, CDs and DVDs.

Adult books are $2 and children’s books are $1; from 1 p.m. until closing, a bag of books is $5.

Proceeds from the sale support programs at the Port Townsend Public Library.

The Friends also have a bookshop, which is open from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in the Charles Pink House, 1256 Lawrence St.

For more information, visit www.friendsofpt library.org.

Strait Turners will see Crystal Abbotte and Valerie Henschel demonstrate how to color wood at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The Strait Turners wood turning club meeting is at the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road. Turners of all levels and those who wish to learn about the hobby are welcome.

For more information, call Jackie Le Doux at 360-457-5172 or 360-452-5673 or email jackieledoux 2022@outlook.com.

All Things Music sale is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The sale is at the Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.

Sale items may include instruments, equipment, stands, records, CDs, books and sheet music.

The sale is sponsored by Crossroads Music and the grange.

For more information, visit www.quimpergrange.com.

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